Hometown news (Port St. Lucie, FL). January 5, 2007.

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PORT ST. LUCIE ST. LUCIE WEST TRADITION Vol. 16, No. 47 en-USFriday, April 20, 2018 en-USWAY TO GO!en-USMeet this week's Star en-US Student, a senior at St. Lucie en-US West Centennial High School STUDENT 4 en-US@HometownNewsStLucie @hometownnewsslc @HometownNewsSLC 2822 S. U.S. #1, Fort Pierce (772) 466-7022The Original DISCOUNT FURNITURE LARGEST MATTRESS RETAILER OVER 45 DIFFERENT MATTRESSES TO CHOOSE FROM SEE OUR AD ON THE BACK COVER! TWIN MATTRESS from $69 EA. PC. FULL MATTRESS from $85 EA. PC.QUEEN MATTRESS from $99 EA. PC.KING MATTRESS from $99 EA. PC.PILLOW TOPTWIN MATTRESS from $85 EA. PC. FULL MATTRESS from $99 EA. PC.QUEEN MATTRESS from $115 EA. PC.KING MATTRESS from $115 EA. PC.EACH PIECE PRICES ARE SOLD IN SETS. KING SETS ARE 3 PIECES. MATTRESS ONLY ARE SLIGHTLY HIGHER LOOKING FOR A HOME 7 en-USWould you like to meet a en-US friendly pup who's ready en-US for a forever family? Visit en-US the Humane Society en-USMEET TUCKER en-USCATCH 15en-USHave you found great fish in en-US Treasure Coast waters? See en-US one that didn't get away en-US and see how your own prize en-US could be in the paper soon. en-USWHAT A CATCH! en-USTOWNIES 14en-USTouring with the en-US Townies features en-US reader-submitted en-US photos from travels. en-US Lets see how many en-US places we can go! en-USGOING ON A TRIP? en-USTAKE US WITH YOUen-USTouring with en-US the Townies en-US features en-US reader-suben-US-en-US mitted en-US photos from en-US travels. Lets en-US see how en-US many places en-US we can go! en-US Send in your picture or en-US questions to en-US en-USPLANNING A TRIP? en-USINDEX Classified 18 Crossword en-US17 Horoscopes en-US13 Out & About 13 Police Report en-US5 Viewpoint en-US6 en-USCOMMUNITY CALENDARen-USSee en-US community en-US events on en-US page 2 The Westwood High en-USSchool Panthers en-US and John Carroll en-US Catholic High en-US School Rams Varsity en-US Baseball teams en-US faced each other in en-US a non-conference show-down.   The en-USRams beat the en-US Panthers 18-1.en-US Here, pitching for en-US the John Carroll en-US Rams, is Brian en-US Jacobus.en-USPhoto courtesy of en-US MaryAnn Ketchamen-USRams defeat Panthers en-USST LUCIE COUNTY How do people beautify en-US their communities? With the Great American en-US Cleanup, of course. en-US It is that time of year again, and communities en-US across the Treasure Coast are joining in the en-US efforts.On Saturday, April 28 the event will be in en-US Port St. Lucie, and registration begins at7:30 a.m. en-US with the cleanup running from8 a.m. to 1 p.m.en-US Volunteers will meet at thePortSt.LuciePublic en-US Works Department,en-US 450 en-US S.W. Thornhill Driveen-US and en-US enjoy a free breakfast, with the first 500 people en-US receiving a complimentary T-shirt. After that, they en-US will board buses that will take them to several en-US locations throughout the city that are most in need en-US of cleanup.en-US What were looking for is to decrease the litter en-US as much as possible, and not only are the people en-US picking up the litter but they are learning and en-US passing along that information on to others and en-US its just a continuation of how we can improve our en-US community, said Anna Marie Colonnese, the Speen-US -en-US cial Projects Coordinator for Keep Port St. Lucie en-US Beautiful. When people get out there and volunen-US -en-US teer, they can be the eyes and ears to continue to en-US watch out for whats going on and in turn the benen-US -en-US efits keep adding up.en-US Afterward, the buses will take the volunteers en-US back to the public works complex for a free lunch en-US TRADITION A long-range goal to en-US provide quality jobs could soon come en-US true for the City of Port St. Lucie through en-US the acquisition of the so-called Tradien-US-en-US tion jobs corridor. City Manager Russell en-US Blackburn said the area has the potential en-US for becoming a major hub for the creen-US -en-US ation of jobs and opening of companies en-US due to its proximity to Interstate 95 and en-US previously installed water and sewer sysen-US -en-US tems and infrastructure.en-US Theres nothing like this property en-US anywhere else in the city because most en-US of our lots are small and the jobs corrien-US -en-US dor can have flexible plots sizes, Mr. en-US Blackburn said. So, in order to develop en-US this area and fulfill this dream infraen-US-en-US structure was acquired and the southern en-US grove special assessment was established en-US to provide the infrastructure.en-US The area is known as Southern en-US Grove, and is located near Becker Road, en-US and was annexed into the city in 2004. en-US Core Development was the developer at en-US the time, and one major area of the spot en-US was focused on as the jobs corridor en-US originally targeting research facilities en-US such as the now defunct Vaccine Gene en-US Therapy Institute.en-US The concept was that Core would pay en-US the debt service on a loan to install that en-US infrastructure, such as an exit on I-95 en-US and a north-south major road known as en-US Village Parkway. In 2010, Core was en-US struggling during the recession, Mr. en-US Blackburn said, and the lender took over en-US the Core assets in Southern Grove. Some en-US land was developed and others were sold en-US off, mostly in residential areas north of en-US Tradition Parkway, which has been very en-US successful.en-US The properties for the jobs corridor en-US are in Southern Grove and Western en-US Grove, and if nobody else is going to pay en-US the special assessments on the property en-US then the city would. That key element en-US was approved by the city council in 2007, en-US and the special assessments have been en-US paid by the owner since then. en-US The 1,247-acre parcel of land is owned en-USCity seeks en-US ownership en-US of jobs en-US corridoren-USBy Gaylon Parkeren-USgparker@hometownnewsol.comen-USBy Gaylon Parkeren-USgparker@hometownnewsol.comen-USBeautification programs win en-US with cleanups, volunteersen-USSeeen-US en-US BEAUTIFICATIONen-US page 4en-US Seeen-US en-US CORRIDORen-US page 12


en-US 2 en-USCommunity calendaren-US Community notes we areNOW HIRING GRAPHIC DESIGNER GRAPHIC DESIGNER GRAPHIC DESIGNER Requirements!Working knowledge of basic newspaper prepress & full color printing process Deadline Pressure and shifting priorities In-House Full Time Position 4 days (30-36 hours a week) PsPlease email your resume to opportunity@hometownnewsol.comEOE / We Drug Test The Atlantic Animal Clinic1315 NE Sunview Terr. Jensen BeachCall for an appointment today 334-5901 Pet Dentals 2016 2016 C H O I C E R E A D E R S $25000Starting At "Ask Dr. B" Rabies Alert in Martin County CUT OUT THIS AD FORIN-STORE DISCOUNTS PARTS, SERVICE & INSTALLATION AVAILABLE M-Sat 9a-6p Sun 11a-4p LARGEST SELECTION OF INDOOR & OUTDOOR FANS ANYWHERE! 7 7 2335-8625 10762 S. US Hwy 1, Port St. Lucie FRIDAY, APRIL 20 en-GB en-GB Coffee with CoHorts Volunteer en-GB Orientation:en-GB 10 a.m., Heathcote Botanical en-GB Gardens, 210 Savannah Road, Fort Pierce. en-GB Learn how volunteers sustain Heathcote to en-GB help maintain collections, growing plants, en-GB Garden Gift Shop/Admissions & special en-GB events. Everyone makes a difference! en-GB To en-GB RSVP, call 772) 464-4672.en-GBSATURDAY, APRIL 21en-GB en-GB 'Wacky Weeders:' en-GB 8:30 a.m. to noon, en-GB Port St. Lucie Botanical Gardens, 2410 S.E. en-GB Westmoreland Blvd., Port St. Lucie. The en-GB Gardens need your help! All volunteers are en-GB welcome, there are jobs everyone can do, en-GB regardless of age or ability. Bring gloves, en-GB clippers and any personal gardening tools en-GB you prefer. Lunch is served; core and en-GB school students can earn double volunteer en-GB hours. en-GB For more information, call (772) en-GB 337-1959.en-GB en-GB Earth Day Festival:en-GB "Live Green and en-GB Prosper," the 14th annual event, will be en-GB held from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Oxbow en-GB Eco-Center, 5400 N.E. St. James Drive, en-GB Port St. Lucie. Free. Join your friends en-GB and neighbors in a celebration of all that en-GB wildlife and wild lands offer us -beauty, en-GB inspiration, vital resources, and a sense en-GB of belonging to a community. Learn en-GB more about stewardship of our natural en-GB resources, conservation, organizations and en-GB businesses committed to sustainability, en-GB and have fun celebrating the Earth. en-GB For en-GB more information, call (772) 785-5833 or en-GB visit en-GB en-GB Kids Space Sky Show for Young en-GB Astronomers:en-GB 11 a.m., Hallstrom en-GB Planetarium, IRSC main campus, 3209 en-GB Virginia Ave., Fort Pierce. Learn about the en-GB stars, constellations, moon, planets, and en-GB the exploration of outer space. All children en-GB must be accompanied by an adult. en-GB For en-GB more information, contact the IRSC box en-GB office at (772) 462-4750 or visiten-GB www.irsc.en-GB edu.en-GB en-GB Fireflies & Bioluminescence Night en-GB Hike Part 2:en-GB 7-9 p.m., Steven J. Fousek en-GB (Teague/ Paleo Hammock) Preserve, 8551 en-GB Carlton Road, Port St. Lucie. Fireflies have en-GB enchanted humans since the beginning en-GB of time, and this is the season to enjoy en-GB their flashes of light in the twilight hours en-GB of the early evening. Experience natures en-GB own twinkling lights in the air and on the en-GB ground. Free, public is welcome; however, en-GB reservations are required as space is en-GB limited. en-GB For more information or to register, en-GB call (772) 462-2526, email en-GB slchikes@en-GB en-GB or visit en-GB, APRIL 22en-GB en-GB Earth Day Clean-up & Family Hike:en-GB en-GB 3-5 p.m., Queen's Island Preserve, en-GB beachside, 4653 State Road A1A, Fort en-GB Pierce. Be a part of the action this Earth en-GB Day! We want your help and in return, en-GB well help you open your eyes to a whole en-GB new world of the creatures that live in this en-GB preserve. After our adventure, well head en-GB over to the beach to pick up trash that en-GB has washed ashore. All are welcome but en-GB this hike is most appropriate for families en-USSt. Lucie UF/IFAS Extension en-US offers healthy business en-US workshop April 24 May 29en-USUF/IFAS and St. Lucie County Extension en-US staff will begin offering a six-week series en-US focused on Horticulture Skills and Entrepreen-US -en-US neurship every Tuesday, starting April 24 en-US through May 29, from 6-8:30 p.m. at Indian en-US River State Colleges Blackburn Center, 3002 en-US Avenue D, Fort Pierce.en-US Extension agents will cover:en-US How to grow vegetables selection, planten-US -en-US ing, irrigation, pest control and harvesting;en-US How to start a business planning, record en-US keeping, time management, marketing and en-US funding;en-US How to put it together and benefit financially en-US from your horticulture skills.en-US Take some time to learn about food, and beten-US -en-US ter yet, learn a skill that can turn into a new en-US career. en-US The cost of this six-week workshop is $35 per en-US person. To register call the Extension staff at en-US (772) 462-1660. en-USLakewood Park Librarys en-US gardening lecture helps ID en-US plant pests and diseasesen-USLet the Master Gardener Lecture at the Lakeen-US -en-US wood Park Branch Library, 7605 Santa Barbara en-US Drive, Fort Pierce, help you diagnose plant en-US pests and diseases on Tuesday, April 24 at 1 en-US p.m.en-US Bring in your affected plants/leaves or photoen-US-en-US graphic evidence and certified Master Gardenen-US -en-US er Lynda Salsbury will help you identify the en-US problem.en-US This event is free and open to everyone. For en-US more information about library programs conen-US -en-US tact the staff at (772) 462-6870; shroyerc@en-US or visit offers second chance en-US financial educational en-US assistance at IRSCen-USIf you have been denied financial aid, St. en-US Lucie Countys Community Services Departen-US -en-US ments Second Chance program may be able en-US to help.en-US This program is available to St. Lucie County en-US residents who are in need of 10 classes or less en-US to either graduate or to reinstate their financial en-US aid.en-US Applicants must meet Florida residency en-US requirements as established by Indian River en-US State College. Income eligibility is based on en-US household size. All applicants must have en-US applied and been denied financial aid.en-US Registration for summer classes is now en-US open. Summer A classes start Wednesday, en-US May 9 and end Wednesday, June 20. Summer en-US B classes start Wednesday, June 27 and end en-US Wednesday, Aug. 8. All inquiries for assistance en-US must be made two weeks prior to the start of en-US the semester and assistance is based on availen-US -en-US able funding.en-US St. Lucie County residents interested in en-US receiving assistance to complete their seconden-US -en-US ary education at Indian River State College en-US should contact the Community Services staff at en-US (772) 462-1777 to set up a pre-screening interen-US -en-US view or visit the website departments-services/a-z/community-services/en-US second-chance-education-assistance for more en-US information or to complete a questionnaire.en-USSeeen-US en-US NOTESen-US, page 3en-US Seeen-US en-US CALENDARen-US, page 4


en-US 3 ST LUCIE COUNTY Better a Tiny Home than en-USno home at all.en-US That is part of the sentiment of St. Lucie County en-US Habitat for Humanitys recent combination with Indien-US-en-US an River State College, the Treasure Coast Builders en-US Association and CareerSource Treasure Coast to build en-US a so-called Tiny Home, which will be auctioned off en-US on Saturday, April 28 between 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. at en-US the PSL ReStore site, 10185 S. Federal Hwy. in Port St. en-US Lucie.en-US Its the very first YouthBuild program to come to en-US the Treasure Coast, and the purpose of it is to provide en-US at-risk youths with skills, education and a wage and en-US our role in that is to teach them construction skills, en-US said Melissa Winstead, who serves as development en-US director for SLC Habitat for Humanity. We have 16 to en-US 20 kids on a daily basis out at the college in the conen-US-en-US struction lab building this tiny home and how cool is en-US that?en-US The home is 188 square feet, is on a trailer and is en-US livable and follows the same rules of the road as a recen-US -en-US reation vehicle. It would be particularly useful for en-US camping, fishing and SLCHFH envisions building two en-US or three per year to be auctioned as a fundraising tool en-US as part of the Home is the Key effort in April. en-US The exciting part is that were in a time after the en-UShurricanes that our resources for construction are en-US very low, so being able to provide these at-risk kids, en-US most of whom have dropped out of high school, a way en-US to get back into the workforce to learn some skills, en-US Ms. Winstead said. Its a really great thing for our en-US local economy and this program and all the players en-US involved are hoping that aspect takes off and we can en-US do more vocational training on the Treasure Coast.en-US The event will feature childrens activities, food en-US trucks, raffles and vendors and the auction will be en-US open to the community. It also focuses on the fact that en-US there is a need for affordable housing in the commuen-US -en-US nity, organizers said, and 46 percent of St. Lucie en-US County residents are living near or below the poverty en-US line and in homes that are too expensive. en-US People also can participate in the program by en-US donating by purchasing a key for $1, $5, or $20 online en-US at or at one of the ReStore en-US locations.en-US The kids are doing fabulously, and the homes have en-US resold for anywhere between $40,000 and $60,000 and en-US the company that we bought the floor plans from en-US Cornerstone Tiny Homes out of Longwood, Fla. do en-US custom homes and we thought this would be really en-US fun, Ms. Winstead said. The winner of the auction en-US can choose the cabinets and counters and paint color en-US so were going to customize it for them.en-US For more information, please visit en-UShttp://www.en-US or call 772-464-1117.en-USHabitat for Humanity hosts Tiny Home auctionen-USBy Gaylon The Tiny en-USHome, here en-US under construcen-US -en-US tion, which will en-US be auctioned off en-US on Saturday, en-US April 28 between en-US 11 a.m. and 2 en-US p.m. at the PSL en-US ReStore site, en-US 10185 S. Federen-US -en-US al Hwy. in Port en-US St. Lucie.en-USPhoto courtesy of en-US Habitat for Humanity en-USSt. Lucie County Offers GED en-US Assistance   en-USSt. Lucie Countys Community Services en-US Department wants to help residents, who en-US dropped out of high school, obtain their Generen-US-en-US al Equivalency Diploma (GED). en-US GED assistance is available on through Indien-US -en-US an River State College and to St. Lucie County en-US residents who qualify. Income eligibility is based on household size.   en-USRegistration for summer classes is now open. en-US Summer A classes start Wednesday, May 9 en-US and ends Wednesday, June 20. Summer B en-US classes starts Wednesday, June 27 ending en-US Wednesday, Aug. 8. All inquiries for assistance en-US must be made two weeks prior to the start of en-US the semester and assistance is based on availen-US -en-US able funding.   St. Lucie County residents interested in en-USreceiving assistance to GED at Indian River en-US State College should contact the Community en-US Services staff at 772-462-1777 to set up a en-US pre-screening interview or visit: Second en-US Chance Education Assistance webpage for en-US more information or to complete a questionen-US -en-US naire.en-USNotesen-USFrom page 2


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Guaranteed to $ave You $500 to $1200!772.882.1940 Bruce Kaufman L.H.A.S. en-USTatyana Williams, a senior at en-US St. Lucie West Centennial en-US High School, plays on two en-US varsity teams (soccer and en-US flag), and a four-year starting en-US varsity flag player. Tatyana is en-US an ideal student athlete. She en-US strives to be her best on the en-US field and in the classroom. en-US Tatyana is an honor roll student maintaining   a 3.4 GPA.   During practice and en-USgames, shes always asking en-US what she can do differently to en-US bring her game to the next en-US level. Shes a role model to en-US younger teammates and will en-US be hard to replace when she en-US graduates this year. en-USA star student en-USand raffles. The effort has grown over the en-US years, and in 2017 more than 300 volunen-US-en-US teers participated inPortSt.Lucies largest, en-US collective cleanup of the year. More than en-US 1,400 pounds of litter was collected at en-US Cleanup Day.en-US We hope to have even more this year, en-US and not only that but with the cleanup day en-US event that we have it helps people find out en-US more about what we do and what we are, en-US Ms. Colonnese said. We usually sign up en-US and least a couple of the Adopt-a-Street en-US groups and they get supplies and do cleanen-US -en-US ups on a mile of road on a monthly basis.en-US Wal-Mart will supply the breakfast and en-US lunch will be provided by WastePro and en-US Oxbow Eco Center will be on hand to proen-US -en-US mote their programs. There also will be en-US free snow-cones, a face-painter for chilen-US -en-US dren and raffles and prizes during the en-US afternoon.en-US And last weekend, Fort Pierce residents en-US and visitors spent the morning of April 14 en-US beautifying the city by volunteering at en-UStheir own Great American Cleanup, and en-US received a free T-shirt, safety supplies and en-US a goody bag. They met at PAL Park in Fort en-US Pierce and then were assigned to a team to en-US tackle various improvement projects.The en-US 2018 project locations included Glidden en-US Park/Garden Club, South Causeway Park, en-US Community Garden, Edgartown/Downen-US-en-US town and Citywide Graffiti Abatement. en-US The cleanup also involved a little bit of en-US fun and concluded with a free volunen-US -en-US teerBBQand Festival at PAL Park. Volunen-US -en-US teers enjoyed a free grilled lunch and en-US refreshing drinks provided by the Fort en-US Pierce Utilities Authority. The community en-US festival also featured a bounce house, en-US jumbo slide, activities, raffle prizes and en-US demonstrations.en-US Students can earn community service en-US hours for scholarships and graduation by en-US participating in the Great American en-US Cleanup., and this is a great event to get en-US families, businesses, civic organizations, en-US sports teams, schools, churches or other en-US organizations involved, organizers said.en-US For more information, visit en-US http://cityen-US-en-US -en-US can-Cleanupen-US .en-USBeautificationen-USFrom page 1en-GB with children ages 5 & older; minors must en-GB be accompanied by an adult. Free, public is en-GB welcome; however, reservations are required en-GB as space is limited. en-GBFor more information en-GB or to register, call (772) 462-2526, email en-GB en-GB or visit en-GB www.slchikes.en-GB org.en-GB en-GB Treasure Island Half Distance and en-GB International Triathlon:en-GB Brand new race will en-GB be held in Jensen Beach Park, 4191 N.E. en-GB Ocean Blvd., Jensen Beach. Options include en-GB a half distance triathlon, an international en-GB triathlon, a half distance aquabike, and half en-GB distance duathlon. en-GB For more information or en-GB to register, visit en-GB, APRIL 24en-GB en-GB Master Gardener lecture:en-GB 1 p.m., en-GB Lakewood Park Branch Library, 7605 Santa en-GB Barbara Drive, Fort Pierce. Certified Master en-GB Gardener Lynda Salsbury, subject TBA. Free, en-GB public is welcome. en-GBFor more information, en-GB contact library staff at (772) 462-6870 en-GB or en-GB, en-GB or visit en-GB www.en-GB en-GB en-GB Society of American Magicians, Local en-GB Assembly 172, meeting:en-GB Fourth Tuesday of en-GB every month at 7 p.m., St. Lucie Lanes, 6759 en-GB US 1, Port St. Lucie. Members include en-GB hobbyists, amateurs, part time and en-GB professional magicians who all love and en-GB enjoy the art of magic. Public is welcome to en-GB learn and enjoy the age-old art of magic. en-GB Free. en-GB For more information, call Dean Devitt en-GB at (772) 332-8412 or Matt Musgrave at en-GB (772) 519-6048.en-US en-US Weekly Storytime Jam:en-US Tuesdays at en-US 10:30 a.m., Zora Neale Hurston Branch en-US Library, 3008 Avenue D, Fort Pierce. en-US Designed for ages 2-5, this interactive en-US program will have your young ones clapping, en-US dancing, singing and listening to stories each en-USCalendaren-USFrom page 2en-US Seeen-US en-US CALENDARen-US, page 7 en-GBWant to keep up-to-date en-GB en-GB weekly on the events en-GB en-GB and news in your area?en-GBSign-up for our en-GB en-GB e-newsletter!en-GB en-GBSimply send an email to:en-GBnewsfp@hometownnewsol.comen-GB en-GB Writeen-GB NEWSLETTER en-GB in the subject line Around Your en-GBe-newsletter


en-US 5 en-USFort Pierce Police Departmenten-USKayla Todd, 26, 10055 Grace Ave., Fellsen-US -en-US mere, possession of a controlled substance en-US without a prescription.en-US Samantha Lindsay, 36, 904 N. 23rd St., Fort en-US Pierce, arrested on an active St. Lucie County en-US felony warrant.en-US Shahram Salimi, 54, 1902 S.W. Granello en-US Terr., Port St. Lucie, possession of cocaine and en-US possession of a controlled substance without a en-US prescription.en-US Dameon Hamilton, 41, homeless, Fort en-US Pierce, destroying, tampering with or fabricaten-US-en-US ing physical evidence.en-US Savon Montgomery, 24, 1212 Texas Court, en-US Fort Pierce, arrested on two active St. Lucie en-US County felony warrants.en-US Kejuan Nedd, 28, 1908 Easter Ave., Fort en-US Pierce, aggravated assault with a deadly weapen-US-en-US on without the intent to kill and cruelty to a child en-US aggravated child abuse.en-US L.V. Thomas, 49, 113 N. 20th St., Fort Pierce, en-US domestic battery by strangulation.en-US Lewis Adams, 30, 1021 Grand Club Place, en-US Fort Pierce, driving with a suspended license en-US as a habitual offender.en-US Emmanuel Serrano, 35, 938 S.E. Breakwater en-US Ave., Port St. Lucie, possession of a forged en-US drivers license or identification card and arresten-US-en-US ed on an active felony warrant for failure to en-US appear.en-US Demarcus Bryant, 23, 4623 39th Ave., Vero en-US Beach, arrested on an active, out-of-county en-US (Indian River) felony warrant for third-degree en-US grand theft.en-USPort St. Lucie Police en-US Departmenten-USCraig Friedman, 56, 260 Egret Landing, Port en-US St. Lucie, possession of a controlled substance en-US without a prescription.en-USSt. Lucie County Sheriffs en-US Officeen-USJennifer Perguson, 40, 575 Tarpon Drive, en-US Barefoot Bay, arrested on an active, out-of-en-US county (Indian River) warrant possession of en-US cocaine and an order to revoke bond for posen-US -en-US session of cocaine.en-US William Fillsaime, 31, 701-1A S. 29th St., Fort en-US Pierce, battery by a person detained in a prison en-US or jail facility.en-US James Gutierrez, 51, 608 Cedar Place, Fort en-US Pierce, arrested on an active St. Lucie County en-US felony warrant for a violation of probation for en-US aggravated assault with a deadly weapon.en-US Carol Huysse, 65, 3382 S.W. Vendome St., en-US Port St. Lucie, arrested on an outstanding St. en-US Lucie County felony warrant for felony retail en-US theft in concert with others.en-US Nicole Patterson, 46, 210 N. 21st St., Fort en-US Pierce, arrested on a St. Lucie County felony en-US warrant.en-US Wesley Bridges, 26, 7745 Pine Lakes Blvd., en-US Port St. Lucie, aggravated assault causing en-US bodily harm or disability.en-US James Bailey-Curry, 40, 2169 42nd Court en-US S.W., Vero Beach, arrested on a violation of en-US probation for grand theft and driving with a susen-US-en-US pended license.en-US Jesus Roldan, 27, 1922 S.E. Hillmoor Drive en-US 118, Port St. Lucie, possession of marijuana of en-US more than 20 grams.en-US Stephen Waitt, 51, 1351 S.E. Buckingham en-US Terr., Port St. Lucie, driving with a suspended en-US license as a habitual offender.en-US Nicholas Stewart, 28, 40 S.E. Solaz Ave., en-US Port St. Lucie, domestic battery by strangulaen-US-en-US tion. en-US Nicole Teto, 39, 3612 Pleasant Acres Road, en-US Port St. Lucie, larceny grand theft of more en-US than $5,000 but less than $10,000 and fraud en-US illegal use of more than two but less than six en-US credit cards to obtain goods or money of $100 en-US or more.en-US Maurio Davis, 31, 1212-71 E. 1st St., Jacken-US-en-US sonville, arrested on an outstanding St. Lucie en-US County felony warrant on a violation of probaen-US -en-US tion for child abuse as an intentional act.en-US Mark Wrightnour, 47, 264 S.W. Todd Ave., en-US Port St. Lucie, damage to property criminal en-US mischief of more than $200 but less than en-US $1,000 as a subsequent offense.en-US Bobby Jamison, 62, 513 S.E. Church St., en-US Stuart, driving under the influence with an en-US unlawful blood/alcohol content of .15 or high en-US with a person less than 18 years-of-age in the en-US vehicle as a first offense.en-US Barry Berger, 35, 409 Silverstream Cir., Fort en-US Pierce, aggravated battery where the offender en-US should have known the victim was pregnant.en-US Tyrek Gardner, 18, 2901 Langston Drive, en-US Fort Pierce, robbery with a firearm.en-US Yvette Lugo, 26, 610 Woodgate Lane, Sunen-US-en-US rise, arrested on a current felony warrant.en-US Xiomera Figueroa, 20, 2002 S.W. Aquarius en-US Lane, Port St. Lucie, arrested on an active St. en-US Lucie County felony warrant on an order to en-US revoke pretrial release.en-US Kyle Beasley, 24, 106 S.W. Airview Ave., Port en-US St. Lucie, arrested as an out-of-state (Texas) en-US on felony warrants for aggravated assault with en-US a deadly weapon, robbery and tampering with en-US or fabricating physical evidence with the intent en-US to impair.en-US Shronda Handy, 42, 5429 N.W. Fox Squirrel en-US Lane, Port St. Lucie, arrested on an outstanden-US -en-US ing St. Lucie County felony warrant on a violaen-US-en-US tion of probation for possession of cocaine.en-US Celestine Burgess, 55, 1303 N. 16th St., Fort en-US Pierce, arrested on a felony warrant for grand en-US theft of a motor vehicle.en-US Tiffany Chastain, 35, 712 S. 9th St., Fort en-US Pierce, arrested on a St. Lucie County felony en-USwarrant for fraud dealing in stolen property.en-US Dejon Wells, 26, 4109 Matanzas Ave., Fort en-US Pierce, arrested on a felony violation of pretrial en-US release.en-US Dave Wilson, 29, 602 S.W. Carter Ave., Port en-US St. Lucie, driving with a suspended license as a en-US habitual offender.en-US Kimberly Williams, 24, 625 N.E. 123rd St., en-US North Miami, arrested on an out-of-county en-US (Dade) felony warrant for third-degree grand en-US theft.en-US Kenshavious Freeman, 30, 346 N.E. Prima en-US Vista Blvd., Port St. Lucie, battery on a firefighten-US-en-US er, law enforcement officer or EMT.en-US Beverly Reilly, 219 S.E. Camino St., Port St. en-US Lucie, possession of cocaine and possession en-US of a controlled substance without a prescripen-US -en-US tion.en-US Jean Jean, 24, 337 S.W. Donna Terr., Port en-US St. Lucie, arrested on an active St. Lucie Counen-US -en-US ty felony warrant on an order revoking pretrial en-US release for possession of cocaine, possession en-US of cocaine with the intent to sell, manufacture en-US or deliver and unlawful use of a two-way comen-US -en-USPolice reporten-USEditors note: en-US This is a list of arrests, not en-US convictions, and all arrestees are presumed en-US innocent unless or until proven guilty in a en-US court of law. 2.50% APY 60 MONTHS Member FDIC Annual Percentage Yield rate is effective as of February 28, 2018 and subject to change without notice. Minimum $1,000 to Open Penalty for early withdrawal. Fees could reduce the earnings. Wish you had a C.D. where you could increase the rate when the market changes? Take Control with Two Bump Ups during your initial certicate term that allow you to Bump Up your rate to our currently oered 5 year CD rate. 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en-USVIEWPOINTen-USFRIDAY, APRIL 20, 2018 en-US PORT ST. LUCIEen-US WWW.HOMETOWNNEWSSLC.COM PAGE 6 Published weekly by Hometown News, L.C., 5059 Turnpike Feeder Road, Ft. Pierce, FL 34951 Copyright 2016, Hometown News, L.C.Voted # 1 Community Newspaper in America in 2005, 2006, 2007. One of the top 3 in America every year since 2003. Farris Robinson ...................................President Vernon D. Smith .................................. Managing Partner Don Hornbeck ..................................... Regional Circulation Manager Flora Wilkerson ................................... Circulation Administrator Robin Bevilacqua ................................ Human Resources Isabel Harmon .................................... Account Receivable Annita Ferrante ................................... Credit & Collections Kathy Young ........................................ Major/Natl. Accounts Manager Julie Cleveland ..................................... 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Paginator Phone (772) 465-5656 Fax (772) 465-5301Classified (800) 823-0466 Rants & Raves (866) 465-5504Circulation Inquiries 1-866-913-6397 circulation@hometownnewsol.comPORT ST. LUCIE en-USRantsen-US & en-USRaves en-USGot something to say? en-USEmail the Hometown Rants & Raves at en-USnewsfp@hometownnewsol.comen-USThe Rants and Raves section provides a chance for readers to share their thoughts with en-US other readers. The opinions included are not those of Hometown News or its employees.en-USPlease limit your submissions to 250 words, so that we can include more entries. en-US Readers are asked to refrain from making slanderous or libelous statements. en-USInteresting time at resorten-USThere seems to be quite a few resorts, en-US especially in Orlando, of course we also have en-US a few in Vero Beach. After staying at one last en-US week, I have to say they are interesting. Did en-US you know that its preferable to put the bathen-US -en-US room light switches outside the bathroom in en-US the master bedroom? Just in case you need en-US to use the facilities in the middle of the en-US night, you also get to wake your spouse so en-US she knows where you are at all times. en-US Usually the hard water will cause the en-US shower-head to point in various directions, en-US unfortunately none of them downward in en-US your direction. They also make sure you en-US know about their amenities when you turn en-US on the TV. All their sets start on their chanen-US-en-US nel, which has a volume setting twice the en-US level of what the other channels need to en-US use. I learned to turn the volume down to en-US five before I shut off the set when I was done en-US watching sports, it needs to be at twenty five en-US to actually hear the announcers, otherwise if en-US my spouse turned it on in the morning she en-US would be blasted out of bed, not a pretty en-US sight, Ive learned from past experience. I en-US just want to share these couple tips if you en-US plan on staying at a local resort in the near en-US future. Gotta Love Floridaen-USCan you help me?en-USHELP: Can anyone tell me how to stop en-US the incessant phone calls from robo calls? en-US My phone rings all day long. Calls from all en-US over the country. I get at least 10 a day. Its en-US driving me crazy. Sometimes I dont pick up en-US and sometimes I just answer turn on then en-US off. It just dont stop. Is there any way to stop en-US these. I cant even block these numbers en-US because its always a different number and en-US from all over the country. I am on the No en-US Call registry, but that doesnt seem to do any en-US good.en-USHow do you stop all these en-US mailings looking for money?en-USI received 49 last month. They fill up the en-US wastebasket very quick. Now, I am getting en-US some from people I have never heard of. My en-US husband also gets the same mailings, so add en-US that up. We do give to several of these, but at en-US my choosing, not theirs. Again, they fill up en-US the garbage can very quickly. Any ideas how en-US to stop this? Thank you for your papers. en-US They are very good.en-US Are we having fun yet?en-USWe could have super slip and slides, with en-US fun rides, run by solar picnic pavilions, en-US along the way. And, we would raise the river en-US level by 1-inch per mile, per day just en-US enough to reverse net flows and help change en-US the waters in the problem areas, enabling en-US more life. Our tax money is there and the en-US multi-splendored benefits are possible at en-US low cost. The science is self-evident.en-USWe rely on the Postal Serviceen-USThere are still some of us elders out there en-US who do not have access to email, dont know en-US how to use email even if we had it.en-US So, our main sources of communication, en-US as well as the ability, and hopefully we will en-US have it, the Postal Service.en-US Thank you, and keep that in mind that en-US there are some people who are young and en-US elders, like myself, who do not know how to en-US do an email thing.en-USTurn signalsen-USOf course, everyone who has driven has en-US noticed the 50-60 percent of the inconsideren-US -en-US ate drivers in who are too lazy and uncaring en-US to use turn signals. If I was in law enforceen-US A large crowd of en-USsupporters en-US attended the en-US 14th Annual en-US Treasure Coast en-US PrideFest at Fort en-US Pierces River Walk Center.   The en-USfundraising en-US event, hosted by en-US the nonprofit en-US Pride of the en-US Treasure Coast en-US Inc. fosters en-US acceptance in an en-US informative yet en-US entertaining en-US atmosphere.en-US Here, Kaylee Flick en-US of Fort Pierce en-US enjoying the days en-US events.en-USPhoto courtesy of en-US MaryAnn Ketchamen-USment, Id give everyone I saw not use a turn en-US signal a ticket. However, thats all an officer en-US would do all day. Id come in on my days off en-US and work eight-to-10 hours a day unpaid; en-US and everyone I saw not using their turn sigen-US-en-US nals would get a ticket.en-USI saw a bumper sticker the other en-US day, and just have to share thisen-USIf you are not outraged.... you are not en-US paying attention.en-US I.E.: budget proposal, Medicaid, food en-US stamps, medically disabled on disability, en-US EPA, health care, discriminatory practices en-US and so much more.en-US Where is the moral compass, humanitarien-US -en-US anism and bridge-building?en-US I am very saddened by family and friends en-US who voted for this. I cannot relate.en-USMail the empty envelopes backen-USTo the person seeking suggestions on how en-US to stop receiving excessive mailings for en-US money. Open the mail, and mail the return en-US envelope (empty) thats inside back to the en-US organization requesting the money. They en-US will eventually get tired of paying postage en-US both ways for nothing.en-USWe need to slow downen-USMy wife and I just returned from a en-US month-long trip to Europe. Traveling across en-US Western Europe England, Portugal, Spain, en-US France, Italy we saw drivers who were not en-US only courteous, but knew the rules of the en-US road and obeyed them and traffic laws.en-US Almost without exception, I cannot drive en-US on a 55-mph road without being passed by en-US car after car doing at least 70-mph, or better. en-US My wife was almost killed nine years ago by en-US an aggressive driver whose speed was estien-US -en-US mated to have been 100-110 mph before he en-US rear-ended and totaled her car. He weaved en-US in behind her but couldnt pass because of a en-US dump truck in the other lane. People, slow en-US down obey speed limits and other traffic en-US laws before you injure or kill someone.en-US As a side note, our county and city comen-US -en-US missioners seem to want to raise taxes to en-US boost income. I have an idea: ENFORCE en-US TRAFFIC LAWS, and the fines will be more en-US than adequate for all the pet projects. en-USCelebrating pride


en-US 7 Tucker en-USI am a 1.5 year old fun loving boy who has lots of playful energy en-US and is looking for an active young family to play with and love me en-US forever. I know sit, I have big beautiful eyes that can charm anyone en-US especially for a treat, and I am housebroken. I would be a very en-US good boy. Please visit Tucker, and all his adoptable friends, at our en-US Fort Pierce shelter located at 100 Savannah Rd. For more informaen-US -en-US tion, please visit our website or call 772-461-0687.en-USLooking for a home en-USmunications device to facilitate a felony.en-US Jospeh Noel, 23, 5620 Spanish River Road, en-US Fort Pierce, arrested on an out-of-county (Broen-US -en-US ward) felony warrant on a violation of probation en-US for possession of counterfeit license plate.en-US Henry Obert, 42, 3382 S.W. Vendome St., en-US Port St. Lucie, arrested on an active St. Lucie en-US County felony warrant for felony retail theft in en-US concert with others.en-US Harold Powell, 47, 3265-35 S. US Hwy. 1, en-US Fort Pierce, cruelty toward a child abuse withen-US-en-US out great bodily harm.en-USFlorida Highway Patrol en-USCraig Robinson, 28, 2902 Zora Neale Drive, en-US Fort Pierce, driving with a suspended license en-US as a habitual offender.en-USCrimeen-USFrom page 5 en-USweek. en-US For more information, call (772) 462-en-US 2154 or visit en-US en-US or en-US email en-US en-US Celebrate Recovery:en-US 7-9:30 p.m., en-US Fairlawn Baptist Church, 3003 Rhode Island en-US Ave., Fort Pierce. A free, Christ-centered en-US recovery program offered every Tuesday en-US evening. en-US For more information, call (772) en-US 461-0814.en-USFRIDAY, APRIL 27en-GB en-GB Golf tournament:en-GB LifeBuilders of the en-GB Treasure Coast presents its sixth annual en-GB Golf Tournament at 1 p.m., Legacy Golf and en-GB Tennis Club, 9000 Clubhouse Drive in Port en-GB St Lucie. Registration opens at noon and the en-GB shotgun start is at 1 p.m. The cost is $125 en-GB per golfer and $500 per foursome. There will en-GB be on course beverages and snacks, ditty en-GB bags, awards cookout. en-GB There are a limited en-GB number of slots still available, reserve yours en-GB today at en-GB, APRIL 28en-GB en-GB Fitness Hike:en-GB 7-10 a.m., Indrio en-GB Savannahs Preserve, 5275 Tozour Road, en-GB Fort Pierce. Marsh and grid trails provide en-GB scenic views of upland and wetland habitats en-GB during this 3-mile hike through this unique en-GB preserve. This hike is an opportunity to en-GB view bird life such as the Florida Scrub-jay en-GB and breath-taking seasonal wildflowers en-GB while taking a brisk walk. Free, public is en-GB welcome; however, reservations are required en-GB as space is limited. en-GBFor more information en-GB or to register, call (772) 462-2526, email en-GB en-GB or visit en-GB www.slchikes.en-GB org.en-GB en-GB Keep Port St. Lucie Beautiful Annual en-GB Cleanup Day:en-GB Volunteers will register for the en-GB event at the Public Works Department, enjoy en-GB a free breakfast, and then be transported by en-GB bus to several locations throughout the city en-GB that are most in need of cleanup. After the en-GB cleanup, buses will bring volunteers back en-GB for free lunch, raffles and family-friendly fun. en-GB Registration is at 7:30 a.m.; cleanup from en-GB 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Meet at the Public Works en-GB Department, 450 S.W. Thornhill Drive, Port en-GB St. Lucie. en-GBFor more information, visit en-GBwww.en-GB public-works/keep-port-st-lucie-beautiful/en-GB en-GB Plants in the Park:en-GB 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., en-GB Glidden Park, 911 Parkway Drive (Georgia en-USCalendaren-USFrom page 4en-US Seeen-US en-US CALENDARen-US, page 11


en-US 8 en-USPORT ST. LUCIE -The City Council en-US voted 4-1 April 9 to ask the State of Florida en-US to review and approve an amendment to the en-US Comprehensive Plan changing much of the en-US single-family residential zoning along Becken-US-en-US er Road to a new Office designation in order en-US to manage future growth along the corridor.en-US Council members originally tried to tacken-US-en-US le the transmittal hearing Feb. 26 but posten-US -en-US poned the discussion so the city planning en-US staff could hold a March meeting for addien-US -en-US tional public comment. During that meeten-US-en-US ing, Mayor Gregory Oravec asked Planning en-US Director Patti Tobin to provide a historical en-US overview of the roadway in question since en-US many long-time residents had questioned en-US him about an original plan developed by the en-US Treasure Coast Regional Planning Council en-US more than 10 years prior. During the en-US rescheduled hearing, Mayor Oravec quoted en-US from the TCRPC plan, explaining that the en-US city council of the time found it too cost en-US prohibitive and shelved the majority of it.en-US They have some dos and donts, he said. en-US No six-laning of Becker, they want the trafen-US -en-US fic calming and landscaped medians, wide en-US sidewalks, street lighting, bicycle paths and en-US bike racks, covered bus stops for children en-US and all the different land uses.en-US The latest plan drafted by Ms. Tobin and en-US her staff recommends changing the future en-US land use of nearly 200 acres along the four-en-US mile corridor between I-95 and the Florida en-US Turnpike primarily to a new Office designaen-US -en-US tion. In addition to the Office zoning, en-US approximately 20 acres would be changed to en-US limited commercial, 59 acres to medium en-US density residential, seven acres to mixed-en-US use and nearly 10 acres left in open space. en-US Mayor Oravec balked at the plans proposal en-US to potentially send office buildings four en-US blocks inward from Becker Road.en-US That is way more intense that I was hopen-US -en-US ing for, and Im not going to be able to supen-US -en-US port this plan and carry it forward, he said. en-US I feel like tactically we just put some land en-US uses in there, and I dont think that we had a en-US strategy that really shared the vision of what en-US this is going to look like. I dont think that en-US we thought about creating 83 acres of addien-US -en-US tional office space that intrudes into single en-US family.en-US At least one member of the public, Diana en-US Morrison, concurred with the mayor.en-US Im concerned about empty buildings, en-US and I dont want to see a lot of development en-US in this area where right now its a quaint en-US neighborhood and have it turned into a lot en-US of empty office buildings or retail or anyen-US -en-US thing of that nature, she said. I dont want en-US buildings built just for the sake of building en-US and then not have them occupied. en-US Ms. Tobin, however, defended the wider en-US office zoning of the latest plan, saying the en-US city needed to learn its lesson from the tight en-US strip mall development along Port St. Lucie en-US Boulevard.en-US I can tell you that 125 feet of depth is en-US very difficult to develop in -were dealing en-US with that now between Airoso and U.S. 1, en-US she said. Having two or three lots on Port en-US St. Lucie Boulevard is not a very workable en-US project, and I think you can see the dynamen-US-en-US ics of that with the parking lot of the animal en-US hospital just east of here. I think weve en-US learned from our experiences in impleen-US -en-US menting these conversion areas over the last en-US 30 to 35 years that having these small sites en-US isnt beneficial. en-US Councilwoman Jolien Carballo admitted en-US shed never before seen the 10-year-old en-US TCRPC plan but liked many of the suggesen-US -en-US tions it put forth, such as plazas, rounden-US -en-US abouts and urban development similar to en-US Tradition. Vice-Mayor Martin, who along en-US with Ms. Tobin had helped organize the en-US neighborhood meetings, expressed frustraen-US -en-US tion that the conversation had suddenly en-US become focused on ideas that the city had en-US no money to implement.en-US Councilman John Carvelli -who cast the en-US lone dissenting vote -worried that city en-US planners had not taken into account the en-US potential traffic impact the nearby jobs coren-US -en-US ridor could have on Becker Road since it en-US connects two major north-south highways. en-US You go to St. Lucie West Boulevard en-US where I live, and the road is just getting en-US eaten up and beaten up by that heavy traffic en-US flow and it makes it hard for people to get in en-US and out of those plazas, he said. en-US Councilman Carvelli then asked Ms. en-US Tobin and her staff if they could tweak the en-US plan to include additional right of way along en-US Becker for potential future expansion to six en-US lanes, a request that further exasperated the en-US vice-mayor.en-US We said we dont want it that way, the en-US residents dont want that and planning en-US doesnt want that, Ms. Martin emphasized. en-US We lowered the intensity -that was the en-US whole part of this -and how can you plan en-US for a road in 10 or 15 years from now when en-US Becker Road is going to be the last to be en-US developed? 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Not Valid with Any Other Offer.Expires 5-4-18 Same Day Service AppointmentsLawn SprayingRodent ControlTermite Control Household Pest Control R E A D E R S 1C H O I C E 2015 2016 2015 2016 2017 2017 C H O I C E R E A D E R S City requests Becker Road changes en-USCouncil divided over en-US concentration of office en-US zoning and limitation of en-US roadway to four lanesen-USBy Donald Rodrigueen-USFor Hometown Newsen-USSeeen-US en-US BECKERen-US page 12


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Federal Highway in Lake Park. en-US Contact him at, en-US call 561-358-1474, fax 561-658-0746 or en-US emailen-US en-USreceive phone calls, texts, and emails en-US from car buyers who have usually en-US already bought a car. The horse is out en-US of the barn and they want me to give them en-US advice on how to get it back. Most of these en-US car buyers went car shopping and bought en-US their car alone. Most of the complaints en-US involve verbal promises by the sales person, en-US not committed to writing. Bringing at least en-US one other person when youre car shopping en-US doesnt negate the importance of getting all en-US promises in writing, but substantially en-US lowers the chances of a car salesman trying en-US to pull a fast one. The salesman and his en-US manager know that, in court, two peoples en-US word trumps that of one.en-US A woman wrote me a letter in response to en-US one of my columns. Her husband had en-US recently passed away and this was the first en-US car she had bought on her own. The dealer en-US did not have the model car with the en-US accessories she wanted and was unable to en-US locate one at another dealership. She did en-US not want to decide without seeing the actual en-US car she wanted to buy but the salesman and en-US manger talked her into signing a buyers en-US order, assuring her that she was under no en-US obligation to buy. They also included two en-US accessories that she did not want because en-US they said that the manufacturer required en-US it. Ive heard of distributors ordering cars en-US with certain accessories from the manufacen-US -en-US turer which essentially makes them en-US standard, but never $250 floor mats en-US which was one of the accessories she en-US mentioned. I get a lot of emails, phone calls, en-US and letters from people who made a bad en-US deal in their car purchase and want to know en-US how they can get out of it. This is one of the en-US less egregious, but I chose it because it was en-US a simpler and shorter example.en-US There is strength in numbers when en-US shopping and negotiating to buy a car. In en-US fact, this applies to any serious decision in en-US life. You might be the sharpest, shrewdest en-US negotiator on the block, but your odds of en-US striking a better deal and not get taken en-US advantage of are enhanced when you have en-US others on your side. Personally, I make a en-US habit of always having at least one partner en-US when I am engaged in a serious, adversarial en-US decision-making process. When meeting en-US with those on the other side, I make it a en-US point to arrive with at least as many people en-US as they have present. One reason is the en-US psychological factor. When you are in an en-US office by yourself with two or three others, en-US it can be intimidating. Another reason is en-US that you always have people on your side to en-US corroborate what was said. If a salesman or en-US a sales manager makes a verbal promise en-US that can be corroborated by a friend or two, en-US it is far less likely to be broken. It will also en-US hold up in court, if it must come to that. Of en-US course, the better solution is to see that all en-US promises are committed to writing.en-US Buying a car, especially a new car, is more en-US often than not, an emotional decision. en-US Having a friend or two with you can help en-US you make more of an analytical, logical en-US decision. Another point of view is always en-US useful when making an important decision. en-US Also, having one or two friends with you en-US slows down the process to a level more en-US easily absorbed and understood by you. A en-US friend will often think of a question you en-US should have asked but forgot.en-US Ideally you should bring someone with en-US you who is skilled in negotiation and en-US experienced in buying cars. However, if you en-US dont know someone like that, somebody is en-US better than nobody.en-US Please understand that asking a friends, en-US family member, or associates to join you in en-US the purchasing of a car is not a sign of en-US weakness; on the contrary, its a sign of en-US intelligence and a sign of understanding en-US how to stack the deck in your favor in a en-US negotiation.en-US By the way, most car dealers are unhappy en-US when prospective customers bring in en-US advisors and friends. Naturally they feel en-US that way because they recognize their en-US chances of making a fast, very profitable en-US sale are diminished. ON CARS en-USEARL STEWART


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FCBs Merchant Services provide you with 24/7 online reporting, EMV credit and debit cards and Fraud Protection with built-in TransArmor and many more.Promo Code: GROWBB-MSFlorida Community Bank understands your business needs and the local market. r fntbtbfPROMOTIONAL RATE for owner-occupied business loans for initial 12 months. Promo Code: GROWBBr FREE3 use of our Remote Deposit Capture device that scans and deposit your checks.Promo Code: GROWBB-RDC | 1301 S.E. Port St. Lucie Blvd., Port St. Lucie, FL 34952 | (772) 398-1388 2500 Virginia Ave., Fort Pierce, FL 34981 | (772) 460-2220 4000 20th St., Vero Beach, FL 32960 | (772) 770-0090 715 Colorado Ave., Stuart, FL 3499 | (772) 287-1300 TREASURE COAST A program started en-USby a pair of Florida women is helping to preen-US -en-US vent drownings. The Baby Otter Swim en-US School is a state-wide teaching plan that en-US helps children as young as 8-months-old en-US learn how to save themselves in the event en-US they fall into a pool or body of water and is en-US designed to make Florida a no-drownen-US-en-US ing-state, according to creators Marlene en-US Bloom and Mindy York.en-US They said the tragedy is that drowning en-US deaths in Florida are far too common in the en-US Sunshine State, which holds the moniker as en-US Drowning Capitol of the U.S. Their take en-US on the subject is that the drowning deaths en-US are usually a completely preventable occuren-US -en-US rence.en-US While they may have a long way to go, en-US Ms. Bloom, 71, and Ms. York, 62, earlier this en-US month signed on vacation destination giant, en-US Club Med in Port St. Lucie, to help further en-US their mission. Best of all, Club Med has en-US opened its Sandpiper Bay Resort to local en-US area residents, who can now have their en-US youngest of children learn to swim in just en-US five, 30-minute private lessons.en-US It is designed to ensure that even the en-US youngest of children are safe in the water, en-US and the Baby Otter Swim School is now celen-US-en-US ebrating 40 years in business and may possien-US-en-US bly be the worlds fastest learn-to-swim and en-US water survival program.en-US Also, new franchises are popping up en-US every day, and on the website are instrucen-US-en-US tions on how nearly anybody can join in the en-US effort and help save lives. Licensing and en-US training take only a few weeks and then en-US people can earn money while teaching en-US young children to save themselves. Ms. York en-US added one story that involved a young boy en-US who ended up in a pool while attending a en-US backyard gathering with his parents. The en-US child had previously gone through the proen-US-en-US gram and fell into the water unbeknownst en-US to anybody there and eventually came en-US inside the house soaking wet, and the paren-US -en-US ents quickly realized that he had made his en-US way out of the pool due to the training he en-US received from Baby Otter.en-US In the pursuit of establishing Florida as a en-US Zero-Drowning State, Club Med has starten-US -en-US ed using Baby Otter-licensed instructors en-US and its proprietary Turn, Kick, Reach sysen-US -en-US tem at its lone Florida property Sandpipen-US-en-US er Bay resort in Port St. Lucie. en-US Ms. Bloom is an elementary school teachen-US -en-US er who founded the company 40 years ago en-US after being unable to find someone to teach en-US her 18-month daughter because she was en-US too young, while Ms. York, joined Ms. en-US Bloom 10 years later after finding her own en-US 18-month old daughter at the bottom of her en-US backyard pool and performing CPR to save en-US her life. Thirty years later, Ms. Yorks daughen-US -en-US ter is one of the companys top instructors.en-US I called the Red Cross and the YMCA, en-US and she wasnt 3 years old yet, so they said en-US there were no programs for her, Ms. Bloom en-US said. So I spent the summer experimenting en-US with my friends children, and came up with en-US this five-day Turn, Kick Reach program, en-US which saves lives now instead of taking en-US months for a child to learn how to swim.en-US I realized that Marlene was really onto en-US something, and as an educator she realized en-US that lesson plans that work in a classroom en-US would work as well in the pool, Ms. York en-US said. So, what sets us apart from others is en-US that we are program-based and not lesen-US -en-US son-plan based children can learn to en-US swim to the steps, to the wall and if they fall en-US into the water they can turn around and get en-US out.en-US The company ambassador is baseball Hall en-US of Fame outfielder Andre The Hawk Dawen-US-en-US son, 62, who is now a Miami resident who en-US utilized Ms. Bloom and Ms. Yorks program en-US to learn how to swim at the age of 49.en-US For more information, visit https://babyen-US-en-US Otter swim en-US program prevents en-US drowningsen-USBy Gaylon Marlene Bloom and Mindy York en-GBand 10th Street), Fort Pierce. This Multi-Club en-GB Plant Sale is sponsored by the Garden Club en-GB of Fort Pierce and features locally grown en-GB plants: violets, orchids, tropicals, landscape en-GB bromeliads, and more from non-profit en-GB societies and information booths staffed en-GB by a dozen horticultural and environmental en-GB groups. Admission and parking are free. en-GBFor en-GB information or directions, call Janie Zezeck en-GB at (772) 801-6056.en-US en-US SLC Safety Festival: en-US Fourth annual en-US festival will be held rain or shine from 9 a.m. en-US to 2 p.m., First Data Field, 525 N.W. Peacock en-US Blvd., Port St. Lucie. The event will feature all en-US things safety related: home, driver, water, en-US bike, pedestrian, pet, ID, school, hurricane en-US safety and more. There will also be a Kids en-US Zone including free bounce houses. Displays en-US and demonstrations by local first responders en-US will include a SWAT Team demonstration, a en-US burn unit-fire demonstration, jaws-of-life en-US demonstration, a kids zone, arts/crafts, en-US food/drink, vendors and more. Free en-US admission and free parking. A portion of the en-US proceeds of the event will benefit The Boys & en-US Girls Clubs of St. Lucie County, We Leap en-US (Domestic Violence Awareness) and local en-US veterans. en-US For more information, visit en-US http://en-USCalendaren-USFrom page 7en-US Seeen-US en-US CALENDARen-US, page 12


en-US 12 Were Here Day and NightFULL CIRCLE SENIOR CARE until its time to look at redesigning the road en-USjust does not make sense to me.en-USMayor Oravec then attempted to mediate en-US the dispute.en-US Its okay to have different opinions, he en-US said. If Councilman Carvelli wants to en-US abdicate this as a six-lane road, then we en-US should create zoned right-of-way that other en-US places have, thats completely legitimate. en-US Weve got to respect the diversity of opinen-US-en-US ions so we can get to the best possible en-US place.en-US Vice-Mayor Martin then offered an olive en-US branch to the mayor in hopes of winning en-US his support for the amendment. en-US I have no problem modifying it even en-US further to maybe take out some of the en-US Office, she said. But we all said -and en-US mayor you also said -that single-family en-US homes dont belong on major arterials. So en-US what do we put in place of Office? If were en-US going to go back to residential, thats exactly en-US what we said that we dont want to see.en-US Id like to see more multi-family, he en-US replied. I was hoping it would be much en-US more multi-family in nature.en-US Ms. Tobin emphasized, however, that en-US most residents expressed a preference for en-US office buildings over multi-family housing. en-US You and I know Mayor as planners that en-US [multi-family] is the next transitional use, en-US but that use goes on 24 hours as opposed to en-US most offices, which are generally eight to en-US five, she explained. If we had not received en-US that input from both those meetings, I en-US think we would have made major changes, en-US but I think the vice mayor can attest to the en-US concern with the multi-family in this and en-US other areas of the city.en-US Mayor Oravec ultimately cast his hat into en-US the ring as well. en-US You know I never have my mind made en-US up when I come here because how could en-US you without taking testimony from the en-US public and also listening to the debate from en-US the Council, he said. So I find the vice en-US mayors request for camaraderie and teamen-US-en-US work to be compelling so Im going to vote en-US in support of it tonight.en-US Ms. Tobin emphasized the state would en-US have 30 days to return any suggested en-US amendment revisions to the city, and then en-US the Council would have 180 days to pass the en-US final version in order to utilize a $40,000 en-US state grant for crafting the associated land en-US development regulations. en-USBeckeren-USFrom page 8 en-USby Tradition Land Company, and Mr. Blacken-US -en-US burn calls the area a win-win for the citys en-US future economic expansion. City Electric en-US has set up shop in the area in the coming en-US months, and Torrey Pines, Tradition Medien-US-en-US cal Center and Keiser University all call the en-US area home. If the city is able to acquire the en-US land and become the developer, it could en-US mean quicker approval of potential sites and en-US could create more than 20,000 jobs over en-US time.en-US The company has reached its developen-US-en-US ment limits and were trying to recoup as en-US much of their money as possible, and that en-US land will soon be sold pertaining to the en-US remaining residential properties and the en-US commercial properties as well. en-US They have come to the city and said they en-US are going to exit the city, and sold lands to a en-US premier residential company called Maten-US -en-US tamy Homes, but that left the commercial en-US properties the industrial, light industrial, en-US the research properties they could not sell en-US those, and one of the reasons was that those en-US properties have a special assessment on en-US them that are pledged to repay the special en-US assessment-debt, Mr. Blackburn said. The en-US commercial properties sell fairly slowly, and en-US theyre saying they dont want to stay in an en-US absorb what were being told is 1,247 acres, en-US and theyve notified us that they are offering en-US the city the 1,247 acres of land, but that if we en-US dont accept it they will stop paying taxes on en-US it, and let it go for tax certificate sales and en-UStax sales.en-US So, instead of letting that happen, the city en-US has a chance to create jobs and become the en-US developer. That would help the city avoid en-US the potential legal wrangling that has en-US plagued City Center and start working on en-US bringing in companies to the spot where en-US new businesses can locate and ties up the en-US assessment payments that other potential en-US property owners might be making in the en-US event the land is sold.en-US We have to pay the debt service on the en-US binds for the infrastructure that exit off en-US of I-95, and those are all things the public en-US has benefited from, but the debt service is en-US probably 85 percent of the total tax bill, Mr. en-US Blackburn said. That total tax bill would be en-US about $5.1M per year, and $4.1M of that is en-US the debt service and that would have to paid en-US in any circumstance.en-US So what is at issue, with a pending vote by en-US the Port St. Lucie City Council in late May, is en-US whether the city will assume ownership on en-US the properties and get to work encouraging en-US companies to move to town. Also, the total en-US tax bill decreases every time a piece of propen-US -en-US erty is sold along the way.en-US It seems more prudent, and a better busien-US -en-US ness decision, that if youre going to have to en-US pay the debt service anyway to not let the en-US jobs corridor get caught in a morass of legal en-US issues and financial issues, Mr. Blackburn en-US said. This lets the momentum thats hapen-US-en-US pening in the Southern Grove area continen-US -en-US ues and it lets new businesses buy property en-US from the city to grow their business and en-US grow jobs in our community.en-US For more information, visit en-US www.cityofen-US -en-US psl.comen-US or call 772-871-5225.en-USCorridoren-USFrom page 1 en-US Family Reading Festival:en-US Ninth annual en-US event will be held in combination with the en-US Safety Fest. 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., First Data Field en-US (Mets Stadium), 525 N.W. Peacock Blvd., en-US Port St. Lucie. Free St. Lucie Mets game en-US ticket to the first 300 children and free en-US goodie bags provided by the Childrens en-US Services Council. Meet awesome authors in en-US Author Alley, play literacy games and win en-US prizes, read to a V.I.P., make a puppet and en-US put on a show, read comics, try slam poetry, en-US browse books from the Scholastic Book Fair en-US or visit the Book Exchange. Free vision en-US screenings offered through the Lions Club. en-US For more information visit en-US http://en-US en-GB Democratic Women's Club of St Lucie en-GB County:en-GB Monthly meeting is the fourth en-GB Saturday each month, 9:30-11:30 a.m. in en-GB the community room located in the main en-GB building of the Garber Buick GMC dealership, en-GB 5255 U.S. 1, Fort Pierce. Park in the rear en-GB parking lot. en-GBFor more information, email en-GB page 11


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A en-US lively group of people will join you.en-USCANCER June 22/July 22en-USCancer, a surge of energy may have you worken-US -en-US ing overtime to complete a task. Just come up en-US for a breather once in a while. Such respites en-US can prove rejuvenating.en-USLEO July 23/Aug. 23en-USDistant lands may be calling you, Leo. So be en-US sure your passport is in order and set up those en-US discount fare alerts to your email. Its time to en-US get away for some R&R.en-USHoroscopesen-USSafetyFest 2018 heads to First en-US Data Field April 28 en-USPORT ST LUCIE The fourth-annual en-US Safety Fest, which is one of the biggest en-US annual events of its kind, will be held at en-US First Data Field on April 28, starting at 9 en-US a.m. The event will feature live demonstraen-US -en-US tions by our First Responders, Touch-aen-US Truck, free kids zone, static displays and en-US much more.en-US Among the lineup of events will be: 10 en-US a.m. -Jaws of Life; 10:30 a.m. Port St. en-US Lucie PD K9; 11 a.m. SWAT Team/SWAT en-US Medic; 12 p HazMat; 12:30 p.m. SWAT; en-US 1 p.m. Police Motorcycle, and 1:30 p.m. -en-US Environmental Resources. The event is en-US scheduled to end at about 2 p.m.en-US In addition, attendees will be able to en-US meet our First Responders, learn about en-US what they are doing to keep our community en-US safe and interact with area leaders including en-US many of the WPBF 25 on-air personalities, en-US according to a press release. Kids of all en-US ages will be able to get photos on fire trucks, en-US bulldozers, brush trucks, police cruisers, en-US motorcycles, a helicopter and more. A varien-US-en-US ety of bounce houses, face painting and a en-US clown will fill the kids zone and it is all free. Out en-GB en-GB&en-GB en-GBabout en-GBTHROUGH FRIDAY, APRIL 20en-GB en-GB Juried photography competition:en-GB en-GB Through the Eye of the Camera will be at en-GB the A.E. Backus Museum & Gallery, from en-GB March 16 through April 20. The Backus en-GB Museum is located at 500 N. Indian River en-GB Drive in Fort Pierce. en-GBFor more information, en-GB call (772) 465-0630 or visit en-GB www.en-GB, APRIL 20en-GB en-GB Annual St. Lucie County High School en-GB Art Show opening:en-GB 5-8 p.m., during Art en-GB Walk, at The Galleria of Pierce Harbor, 100 en-GB S. Second Street, Fort Pierce. The exhibit will en-GB be on display through May 4. The show is en-GB open to all St. Lucie County high school art en-GB students; each teacher chooses a limited en-GB number of entries to submit. Typically all en-GB students receive one of three designations en-GB emerging artist, award of merit, or award en-GB of excellence. Awards will be given for Best en-GB of Show, as well as first, second and third en-GB places in sculpture, ceramics, drawing, en-GB photography, digital, painting and mixed en-GB media. The show and opening is free and en-GB open to the public. en-GBSponsors would be en-GB greatly appreciated; look for the GoFundMe en-GB campaign for the St. Lucie Co High School en-GB Art Show, or emailen-GB alison.graham-divan@en-GB en-GB oren-GB karla.giametta@en-GB en-GB Food Truck Invasion:en-GB This event is en-GB hosted at Tradition Square on the first and en-GB third Friday of the month from 5-9:30 p.m. en-GB Catch us as we invade Tradition in Port St en-GB Lucie. Well have the food trucks parked en-GB at Tradition Square. This is a huge outdoor en-GB picnic where food trucks of different origins, en-GB cuisine and menus prepare food that is en-GB cooked to order. A great deal of fusion en-US Seeen-US en-US OUTen-US page 14en-US Seeen-US en-US SCOPESen-US, page 17 By Gaylon Parker en-USgparker@hometownnewsol.comen-USDining en-US &en-US Entertainmenten-USFRIDAY, APRIL 20, 2018 en-US PORT ST. LUCIEen-US WWW.HOMETOWNNEWSSLC.COM PAGE 13en-USSeeen-US en-US SAFETYen-US page 14


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Ribeye Steak$15.99Fri. Fish Fry $9.95Sat. Steak Special Sun. Chubbie Bowl $9.95DAILY SPECIALS ALL DAY HAPPY HOUR Open Close! 7 DAYS A WEEK Domestic Drafts 2 for $3.50 Wells 2 for $5 Craft Beer Drafts 2 for $5 en-USGene (shown) and en-US Mary Stacer, from en-US Vero Beach, took en-US their copy of en-US Hometown News en-US on a cruise in Cenen-US -en-US tral America, en-US Harvest Caye, en-US Belize, on Norween-US-en-US gian Jade, March en-US 12-23, 2018, to en-US Panama Canal, en-US Honduras, Costa en-US Rica, and Mexico. en-US Bon Voyage! en-USAre you a fan of the Hometown News? Well, we are inviting you to en-US take us along on your next adventure. en-US Each week, we will feature a different reader-submitted photo that showcases one en-US (or more) of our Treasure Coast residents reading the Hometown News in a unique en-US or exotic place. Whether you take a trip to the Grand Canyon or a cruise to the en-US Bahamas, bring your Hometown News with you and have someone snap a picture.en-US Email your photo (at least 1 MB in size) to en-US news@hometownnewsol.comen-US and include en-US your first and last name, the city you live in and the location/date of where the photo en-US was taken. Type TOURING WITH THE TOWNIES in the subject line.en-USTouring with the Townies en-USThere will be Mets tickets, mini beach balls en-US and other giveaways during the day. en-US In Port St. Lucie, were proud to be the en-US safest large city in Florida. Its something en-US worth celebrating, and, in addition to haven-US -en-US ing a good time for a great reason, the Safety en-US Festival allows you, our citizens, to come en-US out and meet the brave men and women en-US who keep us safe and for all of us to learn en-US and talk about how we might become an en-US even safer community in the years to come, en-US said Port St. Lucie Mayor Greg Oravec.en-US Participating agencies include the St. en-US Lucie County Fire District, St. Lucie County en-US Sheriffs Office, Port St. Lucie Police en-US Department, Air Methods, St. Lucie Public en-US Schools, St. Lucie County Public Safety, en-US Emergency Management, Environmental en-US Resources, Safer St. Lucie, Fish and Wildlife, en-US Florida Division of Forestry, Florida Highen-US-en-US way Patrol, Florida Department of Health, en-US Coast Guard Auxiliary, American Red en-US Cross, Martin Health, City of Port St. Lucie, en-US St. Lucie County, Blood One, Southern en-US Eagle Distributing, Peter W. Busch Family en-US Foundation, Toyota Center of Stuart, SL en-US Reading Coalition and more.en-US Its highly popular; we expect someen-US -en-US where around 15,000-plus people this year, en-US and we bring really big crowds out there to en-US see the first-responders do their live en-US demonstrations, the touch-a-trucks and en-US various displays and free information, said en-US Douglass Farrell, the events organizer. We en-US will have a kids zone and lots of vendors. en-US People get to meet the sheriff and fire chief en-US and the police chief, and they are all on site.en-US It comes at a perfect time of year, with en-US summer just around the corner, and the en-US event is designed to keep children active en-US and safe during the school break. There will en-US be a swimming pool on site that will be the en-US site of drown-proofing demonstrations, for en-US example. County lifeguards also will be on en-US hand for water-safety discussions, along en-US with the marine unit from the SLCSO and en-US the Fish & Wildlife Commission.en-US The SLC Safety Festival is free to attend en-US with free parking. For more information, en-US please call Lisa at 772-337-0049 or visit en-US page 13 en-GBcuisine, comfort foods and sweet treats to en-GB choose from. Be sure to bring your folding en-GB chairs or blankets to picnic on the lawn at en-GB Tradition Town Hall.en-GBFRIDAY, APRIL 20 SATURDAY, APRIL 21en-GB en-GB The Planets:'en-GB Hallstrom Planetarium, en-GB IRSC main campus, 3209 Virginia Ave., en-GB Fort Pierce. In a recorded narration, Kate en-GB Mulgrew (Captain Janeway of 'Star Trek: en-GB Voyager') takes us on a grand tour of the en-GB solar system. Explore the surfaces of Mars, en-GB the perils of the asteroid belt, the cold rings en-GB of stormy gas planets and the features of en-GB other solar systems. Show times are Friday en-GB at 6 p.m. and 7:30 p.m., and Saturday at 1 en-GB p.m. and 2:30 p.m. Tickets are $5. en-GB Contact en-USOuten-USFrom page 13en-US Seeen-US en-US OUTen-US page 15


en-US 15 en-GBthe IRSC box office at (772) 462-4750 or en-GB email en-GB, APRIL 21en-GB en-GB Earth Day Festival:en-GB "Live Green and en-GB Prosper," the 14th annual event, will be held en-GB from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Oxbow Eco-en-GB Center, 5400 N.E. St. James Drive, Port St. en-GB Lucie. Free. Join your friends and neighbors en-GB in a celebration of all that wildlife and wild en-GB lands offer us -beauty, inspiration, vital en-GB resources, and a sense of belonging to a en-GB community. Learn more about stewardship en-GB of our natural resources, conservation, en-GB organizations and businesses committed to en-GB sustainability, and have fun celebrating the en-GB Earth. en-GB For more information, call (772) 785-en-GB 5833 or visit en-GB en-GB Womens Fashion Show:en-GB The 28th en-GB annual Port St. Lucie Business Women en-GB Fashion Show will be held from 11 a.m. to 2 en-GB p.m., Harbour Ridge Yacht & Country Club, en-GB 12600 N.W. Harbour Ridge Blvd., Palm City. en-GB The fundraiser supports Community Action en-GB Grants & Award and IRSC scholarships. en-GB Tickets are $55 per person. en-GBContact Angela en-GB Hayle at (772) 985-5256 or en-GB secretary@en-GB, en-GB or visiten-GB www.PSLBW.comen-GB en-GB 'From Classical to Contemporary:'en-GB 2 en-GB p.m., McAlpin Fine Arts Center, IRSC main en-GB campus, 3209 Virginia Ave., Fort Pierce. en-GB Under the direction of Dr. John Southall, the en-GB IRSC Wind Ensemble presents a repertoire en-GB of music from classical to contemporary, en-GB including selections from classical wind, en-GB band, Broadway and the movies. Tickets are en-GB $15. en-GB Contact the IRSC box office at (772) en-GB 462-4750 or email en-GB, APRIL 22en-GB en-GB Ladybug Launch:en-GB 12-2 p.m., Port en-GB St. Lucie Botanical Gardens, 2410 S.E. en-GB Westmoreland Blvd., Port St. Lucie. Meant en-GB for children ages 5-12 and their families. en-GB Have fun releasing ladybugs into the gardens en-GB and learn more about hem. PSL Rocks will en-GB be on-hand for an afternoon of rock painting en-GB as well. en-GB Registration is appreciated; call en-GB (772) 337-1959.en-GB en-GB Charity Poker Run on the Water:en-GB en-GB New event will be held from 12-4 p.m., en-GB Fort Pierce Yacht Club, 700 N. Indian en-GB River Drive, Fort Pierce. Event will benefit en-GB a summer internship in marine research en-GB at FAU Harbor Branch Oceanographic The perfect gift for a fun evening with friends See all available gift certificates Gift Certificates50% OFFSave BIG On Local Favorites ITALIAN NIGHT & BINGOJoin Us Every Monday at our NEW Location West St. Lucie ELKS LODGE 2823 343 Prime Vista Blvd.772-873-8192 DINNER Served 4:45-6:45 BINGO Starts at 7pm $20 for 10 Games(Free Jackpot Card with Dinner!) en-USHelp us celebrate one of the Treasure Coasts most popular pastimes by submitting a en-US photo of your most recent catch straight from local waters.en-US Email a photo of you with your fish that is at least 1 MB or 300 dpi in size en-US to en-US Write CATCH OF THE WEEK in the subject line, and in the body of the email, en-US please include the following information:en-US Your nameen-US City you live inen-US Age (if 18 or younger)en-US Type of fishen-US Approximate size of fishen-US Area you caught the fishen-US Phone number in case we have questions (will not be printed)en-USNice en-US Catch! Kevin Breau, from en-USMashpee, Mass., en-US caught this 19-inch en-US Snook on South en-US Hutchinson Island en-US in Jensen Beach, in en-US front of Island en-US Beach Resort. en-USOuten-USFrom page 14en-US Seeen-US en-US OUTen-US page 18


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After hibernating all winter, its time to en-UScheck your equipmenten-USMen-USany year-round Florida golfers en-US take the winter off. Between en-US crowded tee sheets and higher en-US prices, many choose to let their games en-US hibernate. By now, some of you are dusting en-US off your clubs in anticipation of that first en-US round since late last year. If you plan to play en-US your best golf this spring and summer, its en-US important that your equipment is up to the en-US task.en-US You need to take a good look at your en-US clubs. Examine the heads, grips and shafts. en-US Most importantly, make sure that they are en-US as ready to play as you.en-US Start with your grips. Grips are probably en-US the most overlooked part of a club. Since en-US the grip is the only place that you actually en-US contact the club, your grips must be in good en-US shape for you to maintain control and hit en-US good shots.en-US If your grips are simply dirty, wash them. en-US Its a good idea to wash your grips every en-US couple of weeks in soap and water. Between en-US the dirt and oil on your hands, and the dirt en-US and dust that settle into your golf bag, youd en-US be surprised how much crud you need to en-US remove.en-US Have you ever watched the pro caddies as en-US they hand a club to or take a club from their en-US player? They almost always wipe the grip en-US off with a towel. Players want a dry and en-US clean grip for every shot. Many have their en-US grip s replaced every month or so on Tour. en-US Of course, they get all this done by the club en-US or grip companies that they have contracts en-US with, but it does give you an idea how en-US important your grips truly are. en-US If your grips are hard or show wear in en-US spots from where you hold the club, then en-US its time for replacements. When you en-US replace your grips, take a look at your hand en-US size in relationship to the grip size. Properly en-US sized grips are an easy change to make and en-US one that will make you a more consistent en-US player. en-US Larger grips take your wrists out of your en-US swing and may help you if youre hitting an en-US ugly hook. Smaller grips will help to en-US promote a release and may help get rid of a en-US push or fade. Think about making sure that en-US all of your grips, except for your putter, are en-US the same. This is one way to allow your en-US hands to have the same feel with every club en-US in the bag. en-US The shafts are next. Check for rust. en-US Surface rust can be removed with WD-40 en-US or a No. 2 pencil. If the rust returns, its time en-US to replace the shaft before it fails. A more en-US serious shaft problem would be a dent, ding en-US or bend in a steel shaft. These make the en-US shaft weak and inconsistent, and it should en-US be replaced to avoid having it fail during a en-US swing.en-US With graphite shafts en-US check to make sure that en-US the shafts arent wearing en-US where they touch the en-US top of your golf bag. en-US Over time, many en-US graphite shafts will have en-US a worn patch from en-US rubbing against the bag. en-US A good solution to this en-US is using covers that en-US protect that area or a en-US bag designed to protect en-US graphite shafts.en-US How do the cluben-US -en-US heads look? Clean out en-US the grooves with a brush en-US and some soap and water. The buildup of en-US dirt in the grooves prevents the club from en-US imparting the proper spin on the ball. A en-US ball with little or no spin acts like a knuckle en-US ball in the air and doesnt penetrate the en-US wind or fly very far.en-US I am surprised at some of the clubs that I en-US see when I play. Ive seen wedges with so en-US much dirt in the grooves that its no wonder en-US they cannot stop a shot or put spin on the en-US ball.en-US Lastly, check the loft and lie. Clubs can en-US get out of alignment through normal play. en-US A properly lofted set will not have any en-US distance gaps. en-US A club that sits too flat will cause the toe en-US to dig in, opening the clubface giving you a en-US slice or fade. A club that sits too upright will en-US allow the heel to dig in, closing the clubface, en-US producing a hook.en-US If youre not sure how to check all of en-US these items yourself, call your local shop. en-US Most shops charge a small fee to adjust your en-US clubs, and many will check them for free en-US when replacing your grips.en-US This weekend take some time to check en-US your clubs and get them ready for the en-US season. Who knows, maybe your swing isnt en-US what needs to be fixed.en-US James Stammer has been an avid golfer en-US and golf enthusiast for nearly 40 years. He en-US hosts the Thursday Night Golf Show on en-US WSTU 1450-AM. Contact him aten-US stammeren-US GOLF en-USJAMES STAMMER Lakewood Park United Methodist Church Music DepartmentpresentsLAKEWOOD PARK UMC LIVE!Featuring Chancel Choir Youth/Childrens Choir3:00PM, Sunday, April 29, 2018Lakewood Park Church Sanctuary 5405 Turnpike Feeder Road, Fort Pierce, FL 34951 Info: 772-465-1187 Diane Hope Float, Director Jay Stewart, Master of Ceremony Leo Vollbracht, Pastor


en-US 17 en-USBen-USeing a chef can be like the character en-US from the TV series Monk, who had en-US outstanding powers of observation he en-US called a blessing and a curse.en-US Being a chef, I have been trained in the en-US culinary arts, which I take seriously. That en-US has been a blessing for me.en-US Hot food should be served hot and cold en-US food served cold is an important part of en-US that training and that is where the curse en-US comes in. My family does not understand en-US that simple action. en-US People everywhere that love to cook will en-US tell you they get their satisfaction from en-US cooking and watching others enjoy their en-US labors. Unfortunately, in creating a great en-US hot meal and then serving it cold, there is en-US no satisfaction. That is the curse for a chef en-US a great meal gone bad. en-US My wife came from a large family and hot en-US food probably wasnt high on the list at en-US dinner, because just trying to get everyone en-US fed was the goal. Serving food at the proper en-US temperature for a chef is a rule that cannot en-US be broken. It goes against all of my training en-US and drives me totally bonkers. en-US Let me give you a few examples. Its time en-US to eat and I announce dinner is ready, then en-US everyone disappears. People are going to en-US the bathroom, going out to get the mail, en-US answering the phone. It's dinner time!en-US So now I announce dinner 5 minutes en-US early to give everyone a chance to prepare en-US to eat. When I make salad, which is usually en-US every day, I keep it in the refrigerator just en-US prior to eating and not letting it sit on the en-US table for 10 minutes. I also keep the salad en-US dressing refrigerated as well. I have the en-US oven on low to keep food warm, and I place en-US the serving plate in the oven also on very en-US low just prior to eating. Hot food hot en-US plate, its not that hard. en-US Here are a few tips when serving en-US pancakes or French toast. Heat the syrup or en-US honey in the microwave for a few seconds. en-US Next time you make steak or chops and en-US want steak sauce, heat it up in the microen-US -en-US wave for a few seconds. en-US If you have a ceiling fan in the dining en-US area, turn it off. It will cool off food quicker. en-US Serve hot food hot, cold food cold and this en-US will make everyone happy, especially me.en-USSWEET POTATO SOUP en-USServes 4-6 (serve hot)en-US Ingredientsen-US 1-1/2 pounds baked sweet potatoes,en-US peeled or (3-3/4 cups canned sweet en-US potatoes)en-US 2 tablespoons butteren-US 1 cup red onions, choppeden-US 2 cups celery, choppeden-US 2 teaspoons ground gingeren-US 5 cups chicken stocken-US 1 cup half and half creamen-US 1 teaspoon white ground pepperen-US 1 tablespoon honey en-US Directionsen-US Heat the butter in a six-quart pot and en-US cook over medium heat. Add the onions en-US and celery to the pot and cook until onions en-US and celery are tender. Add chicken stock, en-US half and half, sweet potatoes, honey, white en-US pepper, ground ginger and cook over low en-US heat for 2 to 4 minutes until hot. en-US Place soup in a blender or use an en-US immersion blender and mix until smooth. en-US Serve hot.en-US Costa Magoulas is dean of the Mori en-US Hosseini College of Hospitality and Culinary en-US Management at Daytona State College. en-US Contact him at (386) 506-3578 or en-US magoulc@en-US Answers Located in the Classied Section VIRGO Aug. 24/Sept. 22 en-USVirgo, be careful what you wish for, as you may just en-US get everything you desire. Its uncertain how en-US things may turn out, so be ready to make changes en-US as needed.en-USLIBRA Sept. 23/Oct. 23en-USIs love in the air, Libra? If you are feeling more en-US amorous than usual, you may be ready for a new en-US relationship or ready to add some spice to your en-US current one.en-USSCORPIO Oct. 24/Nov. 22en-USHealth, wisdom and wealth could be in your en-US sights, Scorpio. Why not throw in being well-liked en-US as well? This is your time to soar. Enjoy the ride en-US while it lasts.en-USSAGITTARIUS Nov. 23/Dec. 21en-USDevote more time to self-care right now, Sagittarien-US -en-US us. You may need some time to yourself to en-US recharge. When you are done, you can once again en-US be a person of action.en-USCAPRICORN Dec. 22/Jan. 20en-USCapricorn, you may be feeling a little wild this en-US week or ready to just hang around in your pajamas en-US and relax. Either way works as long as youre en-US happy doing it.en-USAQUARIUS Jan. 21/Feb. 18en-USYour powers of persuasion are dialed up, Aquarien-US-en-US us. You can convince others of just about anything en-US you want them to do right now. Use this skill wiseen-US-en-US ly.en-USPISCES Feb. 19/March 20en-USPisces, a love of fine things could find you in en-US financial peril if you are not careful with spending. en-US Set limits on how much you treat yourself.en-USScopesen-USFrom page 13 en-USServe hot food hot and cold food cold CHEF COSTA'S en-USCOOKING CORNERen-USCOSTA MAGOULAS


en-US 18 rfntbn ftnnn r rfnftrb rnf rn fnnn nrrnf nfr tnnr r rfnn rnnnnfr n f nrrrfnrtbtrrrrfrrrrrrnrtrrrfnrnrrrfrfntbrtb ntntbbrbfnrfbrbfn Celebrate Earth Day 2018 en-USWen-USith all of the things that have en-US been evolving with our earth, en-US Earth Day is becoming more and en-US more of an important event in our society. en-US Earth day is a day we can look around and en-US see all the wonders that nature has en-US bestowed on us. It is also a great time to en-US think about how we can protect and en-US beautify our environment. This task can be en-US as simple as planting a single tree to en-US beautify our yard or possibly planting a en-US colorful garden for all to enjoy on your en-US property or even to donate your time to a en-US local garden club to help beautify an area of en-US your city or town. With the growing needs en-US of our fragile environment, now more then en-US ever, 2013 will be an important year to do en-US everything we can to both beautify and en-US balance our environment. en-US The idea of Earth Day was initiated in en-US 1962 as a way to get people aware of what is en-US going on in our environment. It started en-US with President Kennedy in 1963 when he en-US took a five-day conservation tour of our en-US nation. The first official Earth Day was on en-US April 22, 1970. Since then, Earth Day has en-US blossomed into a national celebration en-US where people initiate ideas that can help en-US make our environment more eye appealing en-US and a better place to live.en-US With all the hype on how we are en-US depleting our cypress forests by the use of en-US cypress mulch, there are many other en-US natural alternatives we can use that are en-US both functional and also will save our en-US natural resources. One thing we can use en-US that we all have plenty of is natural grass en-US clippings. Thats right; grass clippings can en-US make an excellent mulching material that en-US you can use on almost all your plants and en-US flowers. You do need to be sure, however, en-US that your turf has not been recently treated en-US with any herbicides. The herbicides may en-US damage some of your tender plants. Place en-US the clippings around your plants in layers. en-US Make each of your layers thin and do not en-US make it too thick, as the mulch will en-US produce a smell. Apply the next thin layer en-US after the initial layer has been allowed to en-US dry out. As the clippings decompose, they en-US will produce a fertilizing effect on your en-US plants. The clippings tend to add nutrients en-US back to the soil as they decay and work en-US their way into the dirt. Remember, every en-US time you buy a bag of mulch, trees had to en-US be cut down to produce it!en-US Another great natural mulching en-US material is pine needles. This en-US material is not suitable for all en-US plants, but is great for the majority en-US of plants we use in this part of en-US Florida. You can use pine clippings en-US on any plants that are acid loving. en-US This list can include ixoria, en-US hibiscus, bottlebrush, azalea, en-US gardenia, junipers, and banana en-US trees along with many other plants en-US that require a high acid content in en-US the soil. Not only do many of these en-US natural remedies save resources, en-US they also save you money. Doing en-US large areas of your yard with en-US commercial products can cost a en-US fortune. With the money you save en-US on mulching materials, you will be en-US able to purchase lots more colorful flowers!en-US Many of your favorite plants that you en-US have in your yard can be easily propagated en-US into new plants without the need to keep en-US buying new plants. Roses are a great en-US example of this. In the spring, you can en-US choose cuttings that are healthy and green en-US and they will make good candidates for en-US cuttings. Using a sharp knife cut off the soft en-US tip of the cane and then cut it into 4to en-US 5-inch pieces. Each piece should have at en-US least two nodes and some leaves. Strip off en-US the bottom leaves to expose a node, and en-US then plant the cutting in moist soil and en-US keep it in bright shade and high humidity. en-US You can use containers covered with plastic en-US bags, or set them in the ground in the shade en-US and cover them with plastic jugs. Either en-US method should work fine. Take several en-US cuttings to be sure you have success with at en-US least several. You are now on your way to en-US propagating your own Rose garden!en-US Remember, earth day is April 22, 2018.en-US Joe Zelenak has more than 30 years en-US experience in gardening and landscape. Send en-US e-mails toen-US en-USor en-US visiten-US GARDEN NOOK en-USJOE ZELENAK en-GBInstitute. Open to motorized and paddle entries.   Co-sponsors desired, and those en-GBinterested in co-sponsoring the event should en-GB go to the website to donate or contact Fort en-GB Pierce Yacht Club chair Diane Korbey at en-GB (772) 678-1623. en-GB Register online at en-GBwww.en-GB en-GB en-GB 'Salute to Choral Masterworks:'en-GB 2 p.m., en-GB McAlpin Fine Arts Center, IRSC main campus, en-GB 3209 Virginia Ave., Fort Pierce. Choir concert en-GB exploring the outstanding legacy of Western en-GB European art music. General admission en-GB tickets are $15. en-GB Contact the IRSC box office en-GB at (772) 462-4750 or emailen-GB boxoffice@irsc.en-GB edu. en-GBTUESDAY, APRIL 24en-GB en-GB Tuesday Night Jazz Jam:en-GB Presented en-GB by the Fort Pierce Jazz and Blues Society en-GB from 7-10 p.m. at the Black Box at Sunrise en-GB Theatre, 117 S. Second Street, Fort Pierce. en-GB Sit-in participation welcome. en-GBCall (772) 460-en-GB 5299 or visit en-GB, APRIL 25en-US en-US Weekly Latin Dance:en-US Every Wednesday en-US night, 8-11 p.m., Midtown Grill & Bar, Fort en-US Pierce. Salsa, Merengue, Bachata. $5. en-USFor en-US more information, (703) 402-3645.en-USTHURSDAY, APRIL 26en-US en-US Dance: en-US 7-9:30 p.m. every Thursday, en-US Polish American Club, 343 Prima Vista Blvd., en-US Port St. Lucie. $8 per person. BYOB and en-US soda. en-US For reservations, call Cindy, (508) 287-en-US 3370. en-USSATURDAY, APRIL 28en-US en-US 'Home is the Key Tiny Home Project:'en-US en-US 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., St. Lucie Habitat for en-US Humanity Port St. Lucie ReStore, 10185 S. en-US U.S. 1, Port St. Lucie. April is Habitat for en-US Humanity's month to shine a light on the en-US need for affordable housing in our en-US community and engage people to learn more en-US about Habitat's work, get involved, and en-US donate to our mission. Take tiny home tours, en-US enjoy food trucks, children's crafts, face en-US painting, raffles, and a live auction of the tiny en-US home. Proceeds from the winning bid will go en-US toward building affordable housing in our en-US community. en-US For more information, contact en-US Melissa Winstead at (772) 464-1117 or en-US, en-US or visit en-US www.en-US home-project/en-US en-US SLC Safety Festival: en-US Fourth annual en-US festival will be held rain or shine from 9 a.m. en-US to 2 p.m., First Data Field, 525 N.W. Peacock en-US Blvd., Port St. Lucie. The event will feature all en-US things safety related: home, driver, water, en-US bike, pedestrian, pet, ID, school, hurricane en-US safety and more. There will also be a Kids en-US Zone including free bounce houses. Displays en-US and demonstrations by local first responders en-US will include a SWAT Team demonstration, a en-US burn unit-fire demonstration, jaws-of-life en-US demonstration, a kids zone, arts/crafts, en-US food/drink, vendors and more. Free en-US admission and free parking. A portion of the en-US proceeds of the event will benefit The Boys & en-US Girls Clubs of St. Lucie County, We Leap en-US (Domestic Violence Awareness) and local en-US veterans. en-US For more information, visit en-US http://en-US en-US Family Reading Festival:en-US Ninth annual en-US event will be held in combination with the en-US Safety Fest. 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., First Data Field en-US (Mets Stadium), 525 N.W. Peacock Blvd., en-US Port St. Lucie. Free St. Lucie Mets game en-US ticket to the first 300 children and free en-US goodie bags provided by the Childrens en-US Services Council. Meet awesome authors in en-US Author Alley, play literacy games and win en-US prizes, read to a V.I.P., make a puppet and en-US put on a show, read comics, try slam poetry, en-US browse books from the Scholastic Book Fair en-US or visit the Book Exchange. Free vision en-US screenings offered through the Lions Club. en-US For more information visit en-US http://en-US page 15


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